Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. Water District Sued Over Montecito Mudslides
    1/23/2018

    Did a California water district have a role in this month’s Montecito mudslides that took the lives of at least 21 people?

  2. Bell & Gossett Announces Parallel Sensorless Controller
    1/23/2018

    Xylem Inc.’s Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand is introducing its Parallel Sensorless Controller, a device that provides advanced system staging of up to eight pumps in parallel configuration to maximize system efficiency – an industry-leading offering with a large 5.7-inch touch screen that displays real-time feedback and enables energy modeling.

  3. Report Outlines Dire Conditions Of New Jersey Water/Wastewater Infrastructure
    1/19/2018

    As communities all over the country continue to deal with aging and failing infrastructure, a report in New Jersey outlines just how desperate the situation is.

  4. Now Public, Utility Still Faces Infrastructure Challenges
    1/18/2018

    The water system in Missoula, MT, had been private for over a century. In June, the city regained ownership of the system and over six months later, it’s interesting to see where the transition stands.

  5. Sensus FlexNet EasyLink Mobile Communications Solution Provides New Flexibility In AMR For Water, Gas And Electric Utilities
    1/17/2018

    Sensus FlexNet EasyLink™ Mobile Communications is a new solution for utilities that will increase read rates and decrease drive time. The portable, radio-based device easily acquires data from electric, gas and water meters.

  6. Aclara And Suez Sign Partnership Agreement To Provide Smart Infrastructure Solutions To U.S. Municipalities
    1/16/2018

    Aclara and SUEZ North America today announced an exclusive strategic partnership to deliver advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart infrastructure solutions(SIS) that will enable SUEZ to better serve municipalities across the United States.

  7. Tank Floor Inspection Technologies Added To Rental Fleet
    1/12/2018

    As part of its new rental partnership with Silverwing, Ashtead Technology has added a range of tank floor inspection technologies to its fleet of rental instruments. Manufactured by Eddyfi Technologies, the new equipment is all from the Silverwing product line and includes the Floormap 3DiM tank floor scanner; the Handscan manual tank floor scanner as well as Vacuum Boxes for bubble leak testing of tank floor welds.

  8. Smart Water Meter: Conservation Labs Launches H2know, An Affordable Innovative Water Meter And App For Preventing Leaks, Saving Consumers Money
    1/12/2018

    Seeking to save consumers about $250 a year in water-related expenses, Conservation Labs, is introducing H2know, an affordable, innovative smart water meter that is easy to install and access through an app.

  9. Under Consent Order, Pittsburgh Looks To Speed Up Lead Line Replacement
    1/11/2018

    Withstanding a difficult 2017, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) now has its sights set on improvements to its lead water lines in the near future.

  10. An Act Of Hospitality: PWCSA A Good Neighbor To Sentara Hospital
    1/10/2018

    The Prince William County Service Authority worked with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center on Opitz Boulevard during the week of Thanksgiving to repair a water main break and provide water to the facility’s emergency room.